BCCI to stop funding DDCA plagued by controversy

NEW DELHI: The Delhi and District Cricket Association ( DDCA ) You are likely to see a shortage of funds soon, as the Cricket Board of India (BCCI) is in no mood to release funds to the state association. the BCCI He is wary of giving the controversial plagued association a sizeable share of its revenue.

As of now, there is no question of giving the funds to DDCA. There are too many complaints and reports of discrepancies against them. They will have to set their house in order first to get the funds from the board, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal told TOI on Wednesday. BCCI too is in favor of having an administrator to run DDCA. BCCI is likely to release around Rs 70-80 crores to the state associations. We are processing all the payments now, Dhumal added.

DDCA, at the moment, is a headless body after Rajat Sharma he stepped down as president in November. Vice President Rakesh Bansal is also suspended for Delhi High Court on charges of corruption and secretary Vinod Tihara was lodged in Meerut jail under customs act on March 17. There are corruption charges against other directors in the DDCA apex council on account of misappropriation of funds.

The DDCA employees are worried if they will get their salaries on time if the situation persisted. DDCA used to run by hosting matches - be it IPL or domestic or international. Since the IPL is also postponed, the flow of cash will also be affected.

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BCCI clearing all dues of last season

There have been reports of outstanding fees from referees and umpires who worked in the last season. Dhumal said that all payments are being processed at this time.

We have already cleared a lot of the domestic players' dues. There invoices coming in still. We are also going through the invoices of the match officials and umpires. It is taking a bit of time because the BCCI office is shut from the second week of March, Dhumal said. We are aware that a lot of people’s lives depend on this wages. Our priority is to clear their dues, I added.

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